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dislocation after hip replacement

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. : Yes. By nature of the fact that the muscles and capsule that surround and support the native hip are cut during the approach to the hip during surgery ... Read More

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
12 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
No problem: As long as the hip components are well positioned and the seat height is appropriately adjusted you should not have a problem.
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
42 years experience Family Medicine
Should already know: The best answer is since you already had the surgery , would you not have asked this question before hand and probably was explained in the consent f ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many factors: Many factors play a role in a post op hip dislocation specially after revision, poor soft tissue envelope, week muscles position of the components.Nee ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection : Infection following hip replacement occurs and in and of itself is not a sign of poor care.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Trainor
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very important: Therapy is important after knee replacement in order to regain all of your range of motion and in order to work on strengthening the knee so that you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Hip abductors: Hip abductor strengthening exercises are ideal. One exercise is the crab walk. Tie a theraband in a closed loop, place it around your ankles, bend h ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip Replacement: The biggest danger with ice skating after hip replacement is likely falling and either dislocating your new hip or breaking a bone around the hip. The ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Most knee replacements are made of cobalt alloys because they are harder. The titanium is generally too soft to work as a knee surface. There is, howe ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4 to 6 weeks: All depend upon what kind of prosthesis is used and what surgical approach.The mallority of the time now you can get out of bed the followind day of t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elton Strauss
46 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Bending of the knee : This procedure is usually performed within six weeks of the initial knee replacement surgery. It is performed under anesthesia either as an out patie ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but not often: Knee replacements can feel like "seizing" or "locking up" on rare occasions and they are usually not due to the device. The most likely phenomena you ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Knee locking: You should have this discussion with your surgeon. If he does not give you a satisfactory answer and solution, it is okay to get a second opinion.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: cemented or cementless? cementless sometimes takes awhile to grow in. groin or thigh pain will differentiate stem from the acetabulum.PT may help some
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Snapping hip: Snapping can be due to tendons in front of the hip or along the side. Pt can help by teaching you how to stretch these to reduce the snapping. Painfu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unusual: It is unusual to have new onset low back pain after hip replacement surgery. I would first discuss this with the surgeon that replaced your hip.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Expected: Swelling in the affected limb after hip or knee surgery is expected. That will resolve as you become mor mobile.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Stone
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Very Important: Physiotherapy is extremely important to regain mobility and strength of the knee, as well as to look at the entire kinetic chain from the ankle to the ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rockower
45 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Replacement: There are very, very few indications for an osteotomy in this day and age. If the arthritis is bad enough, replacement is usually the most reliable c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Hermann
42 years experience Family Medicine
Physical therapy: Joint replacement surgery is so specialized and specific to the individual that only a thorough assessment by a physical therapist trained in such reh ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very common: Quad muscle atrophy after knee surgery is very common and often overlooked as a continuing source of problems. Several months of routine thigh streng ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
See ur surgeon: There can be several reasons for your symptoms depending on your diagnosis which led to your surgery, other possible knee problems not addressed by su ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
R we 2 guess what?: This has no question . What are you asking? How long before it dislocates again?. It depends on what the circumstances were as well as what was done 4 ... Read More

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